CommScope Sues Comba Telecom

CommScope has filed patent infringement lawsuits in China and begun legal proceedings in Brazil against Comba Telecom Systems and its affiliates

June 17, 2011

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SINGAPORE -- CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has filed patent infringement lawsuits in China and begun legal proceedings in Brazil against Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates. The legal actions by CommScope, through its Andrew LLC subsidiary, focuses on Comba’s alleged infringement of the company’s patents related to its remote electrical tilt (RET) technology for base station antennas used in wireless networks.

“CommScope’s extensive portfolio of patents and intellectual property is the result of years of effort and considerable monetary investment in research and development,” said Randy Crenshaw, executive vice president and chief operating officer, CommScope. “These valuable intellectual property assets are a lifeblood of the company and core to the innovation we deliver to customers around the world. We have vigorously protected these valuable assets in the past and will continue to do so in the future.”

CommScope’s patented RET system enables frequent and cost-effective beam adjustment of the variable electrical downtilt of base station antennas, improving the coverage, capacity, and quality of cellular networks. CommScope, through its Andrew LLC subsidiary, owns various patents around the world covering RET technology and actively defends these rights. To date, CommScope has licensed its patented RET technology to more than 10 companies around the world in the communications networking industry.

CommScope Inc.

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